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Old 01-22-2009, 12:23 PM   #41
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Old 01-22-2009, 12:25 PM   #42
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What I would like to see from TD orgs is a better way of weaning out those that don't belong in the Intermediate group. I know it's tough, but it seems that most of the accidents happen in this group.

I look forward to moving up to the intermediate group this year, but am a little nervous about it as well. My feeling is (and please this is just my own observation) that there are people in that group that should still be in novice, or should be in advance but just to be around other riders they can pass. Which to me makes for a dangerous combination.

To me the intermediate level is where people are beyond classroom instruction but still need on track help with the details.
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No problem, it’s inevitable. I think everyone already said or read what they wanted from a track day org. Pretty good stuff too!
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i agree with logan on this one. Get more then one opinion on someone before they move them up Get 2-3 different instructors at different times to watch whoever wants to move up and just watch them at and all three agree on the move

This year i plan to ride with all the groups out there. I have two more organizations to ride with and we'll see how that goes.
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What I would like to see from TD orgs is a better way of weaning out those that don't belong in the Intermediate group. I know it's tough, but it seems that most of the accidents happen in this group.

I look forward to moving up to the intermediate group this year, but am a little nervous about it as well. My feeling is (and please this is just my own observation) that there are people in that group that should still be in novice, or should be in advance but just to be around other riders they can pass. Which to me makes for a dangerous combination.

To me the intermediate level is where people are beyond classroom instruction but still need on track help with the details.
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You're going to be fine in Intermediate.
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Old 01-22-2009, 07:42 PM   #49
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In order of most importance to me
1. Organization and customer service. Nothing worse than a scatterbrain- I don't know wtf is going on- operation.
2. Instructors who know wth they are talking about and are also open minded.
3. Good at keeping riders in their proper skill group (no noobs in faster levels).
4. No ridiculous passing rules. Only experienced this with one local trackday organization and it was b/c there was too many novices in the intermediate level.
Now if an org doesn't really meet my expectations, but has a lower price...I can deal with that. On the other hand I don't mind paying a little extra for a better experience.
In the end track time is track time, however, I do have a favorite trackday organization and they have yet to disappoint me. I just wish they had a beefier schedule. Nothing like the original...
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Old 01-23-2009, 02:00 AM   #51
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Lower trackday fees
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Extended hours from 8-7 since there will be crashes that will take up time.
These are my main request other then that I would like to request that Instructors not to pass on the inside in beginner and intermediate level.
I have seen plenty of instructor passing on the inside on these 2 groups and they forbid everyone else to do it, hypocrite.

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